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Current Funding Opportunities:

Community Foundation of Louisville
James Graham Brown Foundation
Bluegrass Community Foundation
The Gheens Foundation
WHAS Crusade For Children
C E and S Foundation

Government Offices:

Governor Andy Beshear – (502) 564-2611

Senator Mitch McConnell – (202) 224-2541, Washington DC

Senator Rand Paul – 202-224-4343, Washington DC

Kentucky Department of Education
     Kentucky State Grants for School Districts
     Federal Grants for Kentucky School Districts

Kentucky Education & Workforce Development Cabinet

Kentucky Cabinet for Health & Family Services

Find Your Representative

Other Resources:

Kentucky Nonprofit Network

Kentucky Volunteer Services

Kentucky Arts Council

Association of Fundraising Professionals, Bluegrass Chapter

Association of Fundraising Professionals, Greater Louisville

Kentucky Society of Association Executives is the professional organization for the paid Executive Staff of not-for-profit organizations and the Associates that supply them with goods and services.

Kentucky Society for CPAs Course Catalog – search their catalog for several “Not For Profit” courses

Small Business & Nonprofit Law Clinic – NKU

Southeastern Council of Foundations – The Southeastern Council of Foundations is a membership association of more than 360 grantmakers working together to strengthen, promote and increase philanthropy in 11 Southeastern states (Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia). SECF itself does not make grants.

Top Foundations:

The Community Foundation of Louisville, Inc.$29,247,778 
James Graham Brown Foundation, Inc.$15,182,848 
Blue Grass Community Foundation, Inc.$10,503,019 
Yum! Brands Foundation$10,301,674 
The Gheens Foundation, Inc.$5,860,233 
WHAS Crusade for Children, Inc.$5,675,000 
C.E. and S. Foundation, Inc.$4,324,815 
W.L. Lyons Brown Foundation$4,229,942 
R.C. Durr Foundation, Inc.$2,850,230 
The Humana Foundation$1,591,429 
Mildred V. Horn Foundation$1,541,700 
Good Samaritan Foundation, Inc.$1,401,607 
Kentucky Fried Chicken Foundation, Inc.$1,378,441 
National Center for Families Learning, Inc.$1,127,916 
Community Foundation of West Kentucky$991,497 
Foundation for the Tri-State Community, Inc.$790,410 
The Norton Foundation$625,510 
LG&E and KU Foundation, Inc.$624,885 
The Cralle Foundation, Inc.$551,000 
E.O. Robinson Mountain Fund$481,395 
AAEP Foundation$479,484 
Hayswood Foundation, Inc.$457,720 
V.V. Cooke Foundation Corp.$328,062 
The Abercrombie Foundation$319,700 
The William R. Hoch Family Foundation, Inc.$281,587 
Keeneland Foundation$274,923 
Michael and Chandra Rudd Foundation, Inc.$270,500 
Kentucky Foundation for Women, Inc.$235,300 
Lester E. Yeager Charitable Trust B$202,789 
William E. Barth Foundation, Inc.$163,000 
Commonwealth Bank & Trust Charitable Foundation$31,000 
Brown Badgett Foundation, Inc.$30,350 
Walnut Hall Foundation$14,500 
Farm Income Improvement Foundation, Inc.$10,000 
The Churchill Downs Foundation Inc.$2,500 
Stock Yards Bank Foundation Inc.

Community Foundations:

Appalachian Community FundAppalachian counties in KY; TN; VA; WV 
Blue Grass Community Foundation, Inc.KY 
Community Foundation of West KentuckyPaducah, KY area 
Foundation for the Tri-State Community, Inc.Boyd and Greenup Counties KY; Lawrence County OH; Cabell and Wayne Counties, WV 
The Community Foundation of Louisville, Inc.Louisville, KY area 
The Greater Cincinnati Foundation (GCF)Dearborn County, IN; Boone, Kenton and Campbell counties in Kentucky; Hamilton, Butler, Warren and Clermont Counties in Ohio